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Literary Research Guide: Web Sites

A guide to researching and locating articles, books, and other materials about writers and their works.


World Literature

Invitation to World Literature* (Annenberg Learner) This  web site  provides a multimedia approach to the following literary titles: The epic of Gilgamesh, My name is red, My Name is Red, The Odyssey, The Bacchae, The Bhagavad Gita, The Tale of Genji, Journey to the West, Popol Vuh, Candide, Things Fall Apart, One Hundred Years of Solitude, The God of Small Things, The Thousand and One Nights.
* Recommended by Choice Magazine, American Library Assoc.

Open Educational Resources in Literature

MERLOT II: Literature. Over 700 open educational resources on literature from the Multimedia Educational Resource for Learning and Online Teaching website.

Literature, Rhetoric, and Writing textbooks from the Open Text Library.

English and Composition textbooks from College Open Textbooks


Individual Authors